Traditional Christmas cake mixing ceremony
The age old ceremony of cake mixing starts a few months before Christmas & the winter festivities & is considered to usher for good vibes & happiness.
General Manager Mr.Dulip de Alwis along with Executive chef Mr.Eranda Herath, all departmental heads & the pastry kitchen staff participated in this event. Annual Christmas cake mixing of Grand Oriental Hotel was held on 21st of September.
Well there were preserved ginger, strips lining the table & fruits, assorted nuts & sultans, black currents, candied marmalade peels, candied dark cherries etc. And of course the all important “spirit of season “ in bottles – wines of the season , rum & malt whisky etc. to soak the fruits.
To set the ceremony off, all were handed gloves & chef’s hats. Once all the bottles were implied in one by one, we enjoyed the event with handful of fruits ceremoniously well mixed in. it’s done. Executive Chef Mr.Eranda Herath together with his crew completed the mixing. A load of fun & a load of work with a great cheer. While mixing the ingredients. The fruity fragrance reminded everyone that the season is on the threshold.
Grand Oriental Hotel is lined up with festive happiness to celebrate this New year & Christmas season in style.
Christmas Eve Dinner, Christmas day lunch & Christmas day dinner all these are lined up for you & your loved ones to cherish this season.
New year’s Eve Dinner dance “ Sam the Man” will be performing with his inimitable melodies for our Harbour Trail – 2016 bash.
Contact Deshani on 0773441425 or Harbour room Manager on 0773441644 to reserve your table for the Christmas celebrations and tickets for the New year ‘s eve Dinner Dance.